Author: Tyler White, Tyler E. White, LLC
Topic area: Estate planning
Blogging since: August 2010
Post excerpt from October 19, 2010: “Well, you can imagine how pumped I was when I saw this movie trailer for a new rom-com with Katherine Heigl and the guy from the Transformers movies. The trailer mentioned something about a will and guardianship provisions in it, so I had to go see it, right? Unfortunately, my firm has a strict ‘No-Horrible-Movies’ policy (note the rottentomatoes.com score), so I had to skip it last weekend. But Wikipedia is just as good right?:
After a disastrous first date, all they have in common is their mutual dislike and their love for their shared goddaughter, Sophie. However, after a devastating car accident leaves them as the one-year-old Sophie’s legal guardians, they try to put their differences aside, since they are advised to both move into Sophie’s home, to minimize her need for adjustment to the new situation.
“Without going into a protracted explanation of how bad an idea it is to name two people that don’t know each other—let alone [like] each other—as joint guardians of your kid, I will just say this: don’t do that.”